Schubert Center Faculty Associates are conducting research and lending their expertise across all disciplines to improve the lives and well-being of children and adolescents. Below are current publications.

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Malhotra, N. A., Nevar, A., Yearby, R., Kleinman, L. C., & Ronis, S. D. (2019). Medicaid’s EPSDT Benefit: An Opportunity to Improve Pediatric Screening for Social Determinants of Health. Medical Care Research and Review. Medicaid, disparities, EPSDT, health policy, social determinants of health, pediatrics September 2019
Dimitropoulos A, Zyga O, Russ SW. (2019). Early Social Cognitive Ability in Preschoolers with Prader-Willi Syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorder.J Autism Dev Disord. 2019 Aug 6. doi: 10.1007/s10803-019-04152-4. Prader-Willi syndrome, autism, social-cognitive, pretend play August 2019
Butcher, F. and Boyer, K. Can Ohio’s Approach to School Truancy Succeed While Avoiding Justice System Contact? Juvenile Justice Information Exchange. Truancy, juvenile justice, legislation July 2019
Prince, D.M., Vidal, S., Okypych, N.& Connell, C.M. (2019). Effects of individual risk and state housing factors on adverse outcomes in a national sample of youth transitioning out of foster care. Journal of Adolescence, 74, 33-44. Foster care ,Transition-age youth, Homelessness, Incarceration, Pregnancy, Substance abuse July 2019
Toly, V. B. & Musil, C. M. (2019). Homeward Bound: The Discharge of a Technology-Dependent Infant from the NICU. Neonatology Today, 14(7), 4-9. Technology-Dependent Infant, NICU Discharge, Mothers, Depressive Symptoms, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms July 2019
Toly, V. B., Sattar, A., & Zauszniewski, J. A. (2019). Maternal factors associated with the healthcare utilization of technology-dependent infants following NICU discharge. Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing, 33(3), 268-275. DOI: 10.1097/JPN.0000000000000428. healthcare utilization, mothers, psychological well-being, resourcefulness, technology-dependent infants July 2019
Obeid, R.,* Beekman, L., Roizen, N., Ciccia, A., & Short, E. (2019). Using Telehealth to Address Disparities in Cognitive, Language, and Emotion Regulation Problems in Young Children: A Case Illustration Using the INVEST Model. Birth Defects Research DOI:10.1002/bdr2.1537. children, early intervention, telehealth, assessment June 2019
Flynn, K.C. and Flannery, D.J. We Can Change Our Culture of Gun Violence: Here’s How. Youth Today. Gun violence, youth July 2019
Bass, P., Scholer, S., Flannery, D.J., & Lichenstein, R. (2019, June). How to identify and treat bullying. Contemporary Pediatrics, 36 (6). Bullying, pediatricians June 2019
Timmons-Mitchell, J. School’s Out. Now What? Psychology Today. School, summer June 2019
Flannery, D.J., Bear, G., Benbenishty, R., Astor, R.A., Bradshaw, C.P., Sugai, G., Cornell, D., Gottfredson, D., Nation, M., Jimerson, S., Nickerson, A., Mayer, M., Skiba, R., Weist, M., Espelage, D., Furlong, M.J., Guerra, N., Jagers, R., Noguera, P., Webster, D., & Osher, D. (2019). The scientific evidence supporting an eight point public health oriented action plan to prevent gun violence. In Osher, D., Mayer, M., Jagers, R., Kendziora, K., & Wood, L. (Eds.). Keeping students safe and helping them thrive: A collaborative handbook on school safety, mental health and wellness. (Vol. 2, pp. 227-255). New York, NY: Praeger. gun violence, school safety May 2019
Flannery, D. J., & Farrell, A. D. (2019). Evaluating school-based violence prevention programs: Challenges and opportunities now and into the future. In M. J. Mayer & S. R. Jimerson (Eds.), School safety and violence prevention: Science, practice, policy (pp. 297-323). Washington, DC, US: American Psychological Association. schools, violence prevention 2019
Peterson, C., Riggs, J., Guyon-Harris, K., Harrison, L., & Huth-Bocks, A.C. (2019). Effects of intimate partner violence and quality of the home environment on child language development in the first three years of life. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 40, 112-121. intimate partner violence, children, language, development March 2019
Timmons-Mitchell, J. When Kids Don’t Want to Clean Up. Psychology Today. Parenting February 2019
Zyga, O, Russ, SW, & Dimitropoulos, A. (2018). The PRETEND Program: Evaluating the feasibility of a remote parent-training intervention for children with Prader-Willi syndrome. Accessed at Prader-Willi syndrome; parent training; socioemotional development; telehealth December 2018
Lahti, Sara E. “A Tale of Two NGO Discourses: Stories of Suffering Qur’anic School Children in Senegal.” In Kristen Cheney and Aviva Sinervo, eds., Disadvantaged Childhoods and Humanitarian Intervention: Processes of Affective Commodification and Objectification, Palgrave Series on Children in Development. Accessed at
NGOs; Children’s rights; Humanitarianism; Childhoods; Senegal; Islamic education December 2018
Kretschmar, J. and Teodosio, L. (2018, November). How Ohio’s Restore Court Focuses on Helping Sex Trafficked Youth. Juvenile Justice Information Exchange. Accessed at Sex trafficking, youth, commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC), trauma, physical health, mental health, Restore Court November 2018
Timmons-Mitchell, J. and Flannery, D.J. (2018, November). Bullying: When Does it Stop? Fifteen Eighty Four: Academic Perspectives from Cambridge University Press. Accessed at Bullying, school, peers, mental health, teenagers November 2018
Lahti, Sara E.”The Limits of Shock and Shame: An Ethnographic Case Analysis of the Naming and Shaming Technique to Promote Human Rights for the Taalibe Qur’anic School Students of Senegal.” Human Rights Quarterly, vol. 40 no. 3, 2018, pp. 605-640. Project MUSEdoi:10.1353/hrq.2018.0034 Human rights, Africa, naming and shaming August 2018